2 “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.” - Micah 5:2
Every detail mattered. Every detail of Jesus’ birth became part of the story that only God could orchestrate in his creative mind. Every detail was spoken centuries before and happened just like the prophets uttered them, including Micah. There were others as well. In our lives every detail matters and becomes a part of the story being lived out by each of us every day. The details of Jesus birth point to the miracle it was and then that miracle DNA is lived out through us as we allow Christ to become part of who we are. It is hard for humans to comprehend the summation of details which unfold daily, but we place our faith in the hands of a holy God who is mysteriously designing a story that only He understands. Stop for a minute and think about your life at the moment, your relationships, where you live, all the details. All you can think of didn’t just come together in the normalcy of life. There is a story behind your story. When we put our life in God’s hands then our story takes on a piece of the divine. God designed it that way because your life matters to Him. Every detail of your miracle matters. Keep living in step with Him.
Heavenly Father, keep watch over us as you create a masterpiece story in and through our lives. May our trust in you grow every moment that your love will pour into us as you appoint each step we take. Do not let us dismiss the details. You are in the details. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.